Stories about Peru

Peru boat launch to be closed for repairs

PERU — Selectmen were informed Monday night that the boat launch for Worthley Pond will be closed while additional riprap is placed on the banks and repairs are made to bolts and planking. The news came from Leon Bucher from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Drai...

Selectmen discuss unpaid taxes

PERU — The Board of Selectmen continues to be troubled over unpaid taxes — some of which are years in arrears. Town Clerk Vera Parent gave the board a partial list of those who have been foreclosed on and others who are not so delinquent. Selectman Ed Ferland said, &ldqu...

Peru seeks collection of $221K in owed taxes

PERU- Several citizens’ jaws dropped last week to learn that more than $220,000 in back taxes are owed to the town at present time, with $118,000 of that amount stemming from non-payment in 2011-2012 alone and the other $103,000 is combined for the years 2007-2010. “At this poi...

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Neighborly Seniors meet PERU — Neighborly Senior Citizens will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the former Peru School. A potluck lunch consisting of sandwiches and salads will follow. New members are welcome. The club will have a table at the Dix...

Christmas in July winners announced

PERU — The Worthley Pond Association celebrated it's annual Christmas In July the weekend of July 27. Highlights included cottages decorated with festive lights, decorated trees (real and artificial), inflated snowmen, santas, and reindeer. Boats circled the pond decorated in the Chr...

Peru board remains deadlocked on status of selectman

PERU — Selectmen deadlocked again Monday night on the controversial issue of Selectman Kathy Hussey continuing to serve as board secretary, according to Chairman Tim Holland and Selectman Ed Ferland on Tuesday afternoon. In June, town meeting voters approved an ordinance that changed...

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Stephens High Class of 1953 MEXICO — Members of the Stephens High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Mexico Chicken Coop. For more information call Isabel Duguay at 562-4241. Green Church public supper

Today's agenda

Franklin NEW VINEYARD: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills CASCO: Open Space Commission, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center River Valley PERU: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office

Today's agenda

Franklin JAY: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills BETHEL: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Hall River Valley DIXFIELD: Selectmen, 5 p.m., Town Office PERU: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office

Today's agenda

Franklin NEW VINEYARD: Selectmen, 6 p.m., Town Office Oxford Hills BETHEL: Conservation Commission, 4:30 p.m., Town Office CASCO: Open Space Commission, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center CASCO: Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., Casco Community Center NEWRY: S...